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by kathleenannmary Online Now Sep 10, 2010 at 7:27 PM

i grew up in southeast DC in the 1960's and would love to come back and visit my old neighborhood near Branch Ave. SE. Is it safe for a white female to visit this area?

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    Re: safety issues

    by globetrotter_2006 Online Now Sep 15, 2010 at 12:55 PM

    I can give you some websites to buy body armor. Stay away from there. Seriously.

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    Re: safety issues

    by zanzooni Online Now Oct 3, 2010 at 9:40 PM

    I lived in SE DC for over a year, back in the mid 90's, I am a white woman, and I never had a problem. Lived in Anacostia, not far from Branch Ave. Your best bet is to visit during the day. It's a neighborhood of some of the most beautiful houses I've seen in DC. Yes, there's crime, but there's crime all over DC. There's been a lot of positive changes in that area in the last decade. Hope this helps you out a bit...~

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